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Peppermint Candy Cane Fudge Recipe

This fudge is so easy to whip up and is perfect for any holiday party (or if you are having a chocolate mint craving and need a whole pan for yourself 
Prep Time2 hrs 15 mins
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Candy Cane Fudge, Chocolate fudge, Chocolate Fudge Recipe, easy fudge, Holiday Dessert, Peppermint fudge
Servings: 48
Calories: 80kcal


  • 1⅔ cups sugar
  • cup evaporated milk
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • ¼ cup peppermint candy canes crushed


  • Line an 8x8-inch baking pan with aluminum foil.
  • Combine sugar, evaporated milk, butter and salt in a medium saucepan.
  • Turn the heat on to medium heat and bring the mixture to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Continue to boil, stirring constantly, for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Remove saucepan from heat.
  • Stir in the marshmallows, chocolate chips, vanilla extract and peppermint extract.
  • Stir quickly for 1 minute or until marshmallows are completely melted.
  • Pour chocolate mixture into prepared baking pan and let cool for about a minute.
  • Top with crushed candy canes, pressing in slightly.
  • Place fudge in the fridge and let set for 2 hours or until firm.
  • Lift from pan; remove foil.


Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 43mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 26IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg